With accreditation at stake, Adams 14 school district and its external manager remain at odds
The state asked for written proof in the form of a joint report that Adams 14 and MGT, its private managers, would resume cooperation
Beloved former high school in Commerce City will be demolished after enduring fire, squatters and a meth lab
The former high school has been empty since 2009 when the district moved high school students to a new building off of Quebec Parkway
Adams 14 school board moves to sever ties with management company
The move comes just after the district hired a new superintendent Karla Loria and follows a critical evaluation of the company by a third party
Colorado Board of Education demands answers in Adams 14 rift with outside manager
While the outside operator pointed to a track record of improvement, a consultant hired by the new superintendent of the suburban Denver school district called the partnership “totally ineffective” and recommended it end
Adams 14, facing another year of declining enrollment, looks to attract students with billboards
The school board north of Denver unanimously approved the $43,500 advertising project
Adams 14 will have no online option for elementary students next year and limited online spots for older kids
The north metro Denver district is an outlier. But officials say elementary school students who studied online fell behind their in-person peers in reading and math.
“Not waiting until summer”: Adams 14 leaders try to get ninth graders back on track after more than half fail two or more classes
Administrators blame a long period of online instruction because of coronavirus. Adams 12, Aurora also logged big increases in kids failing classes in pandemic conditions.
Some Colorado school districts are exploring new ways to reduce risk of COVID through air
Schools are adding filters to catch smaller particles of the coronavirus, and retrofitting heating and air conditioning systems. And some are trying newer methods to treat indoor air — although experts caution against unproven technologies.
Colorado grants $27 million to support career training, literacy programs, Indigenous curriculum
A sliver of federal coronavirus relief money for schools is moved on to programs in 19 districts hit especially hard by the pandemic
Some school staff are eligible for coronavirus vaccine in Colorado right now, but not teachers
Only about 1,600 employees of Denver Public Schools, the state’s largest school district, are now eligible for the coronavirus vaccine. The district employs 15,000 people.
Colorado school districts start announcing plans to return to in-person in January
Adams 14, Aurora and Cherry Creek are building in some remote learning days to the spring semester as they respond to the state's push to get kids back in the classroom